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Drabble, Margaret

Summary: "A magnificently mordant reckoning with mortality by the great British novelist Francesca Stubbs has a very full life. A highly regarded expert on housing for the elderly who is herself getting on in age, she drives restlessly round England, which is 'her last love'. She wants to 'see it all before she dies'. Amid the professional conferences she attends, she fits in visits to old friends,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DRA

Beskow, Elsa Maartman

Summary: The story of a little, little old woman, a bowl of milk, and her cat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Floris Books 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BES

Gaines, Ernest J.

Summary: Story of a black lady born into slavery on a Louisiana plantation, freed at the end of the Civil War, who lives for one-hundred more years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Dell 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GAI

Schwarz, Liese O'Halloran

Summary: Clare, one of the oldest women in Rhode Island, believes that all the painful secrets of her long life have been laid to rest, until an unexpected encounter with a piece of her past forces her to realize the time has come to tell her story. Ben, a shy, precocious six-year-old being gently raised by a devoted mom, witnesses a terrible crime and is taken to the hospital, bewildered and alone....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SCH

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: Colored illustrations on endpapers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS Chiav

Landvik, Lorna

Summary: "Newly installed at All Souls Lutheran, Mallory "Pastor Pete" Peterson soon realizes that her church isn't merely going through turbulent waters, but is a sinking ship. With the help of five loyal members of the Naomi Circle, the young, bold minister brainstorms fundraising ideas. They all agree that the usual recipe book won't add much to the parish coffers, but maybe one with all the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: In 1930, when Sylvia Bergstrom Compson was only a child, her mother passed away. Decades later, when several of her mother's hand-stitched heirloom quilts vanish, Sylvia resolves to find them. Traveling far and wide, she uncovers the surprising truth about her mother's romantic and ultimately tragic life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CHI

Brown, Rita Mae.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Brown, Rita Mae.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M BRO

Hogan, Ruth

Summary: After a lifetime of keeping other people's secrets, fortune teller Madam Burova, before she can have a little piece of life for herself, must fulfill a promise made in the 1970s, when she and her girlfriends were carefree, with their whole lives still before them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOG

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOG

Hardiman, Rebecca

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "When Kevin Gogarty's irrepressible eighty-three-year-old mother, Millie, is caught shoplifting yet again, he has no choice but to hire a caretaker to keep an eye on her. Kevin, recently unemployed, is already at his wits' end tending to a full house while his wife travels to exotic locales for work, leaving him solo with his sulky, misbehaved teenaged daughter, Aideen, whose troubles escalate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Dailey, Janet

Summary: "When 73-year-old Emmy Hart asks her to help revitalize Hart's Hollow farm, Kristen accepts, despite her fears about becoming too attached to the family; and then there's Emmy's ruggedly handsome grandson."--Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Daily 2019

Hassler, Jon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAS

Hassler, Jon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HAS

Atwood, Margaret

Summary: Iris describes the 1945 death of her sister, who drives her car off a bridge, followed, two years later, by the death of her husband, in a story that features a novel-within-a-novel about two unnamed lovers who meet in a dark backstreet room.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: N.A. Talese 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATW

Brown, Rita Mae.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Rooney, Kathleen

Summary: "Fall 2016 Library Journal Editors' Pick "In my reckless and undiscouraged youth," Lillian Boxfish writes, "I worked in a walnut-paneled office thirteen floors above West Thirty-Fifth Street ..." She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy for R.H. Macy's to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. It was a job that, she says, "in some ways saved my life,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rooney 2017

Healey, Emma

Summary: When Maud, an aging grandmother who is slowly losing her memory, is convinced that her best friend Elizabeth is missing and in terrible danger, she becomes obsessed with saving her beloved friend despite the fact that no one believes her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEA

Sawyer, Corinne Holt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M SAW

Medlicott, Joan A. (Joan Avna)

Summary: Hannah Covington leads the struggle to protect her town from developers, Amelia becomes involved with a charming older man, and Grace and Bod decide to open a teahouse together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MED

Shipman, Viola

Summary: "Iris Maynard lost her husband in World War II, her daughter to illness and, finally, her reason to live. Walled off from the world for decades behind the towering fence surrounding her home, Iris has built anew family ... of flowers. Iris propagates her own daylilies and roses while tending to a garden filled with the heirloom starts that keep the memories of her loved ones alive. When Abby...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graydon House 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Shipman 2020

Cannell, Dorothy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M CAN

Hallgrímur Helgason

Summary: "A spirited eighty-year-old Icelandic woman reflects on her life as she lies alone in a garage in Reykjavik, waiting to die"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Lakin, Rita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M LAK

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